Angel Creek is a book for anyone who has ever felt scared or brave or selfish or tough. If you like Skellig or Journey to the River Sea, you'll fall in love with this.There are only two things Jelly likes about her new falling-down house: the old apricot tree and the creek over the back fence. One n..
Move over, Georgia Nicolson. Say goodbye to Geek Girl. Meet Emma Nash.When 16-year-old Emma is ghosted by love of her life Leon Naylor, she does what any normal girl would do. She spends the entire summer lurking in her bedroom, avoiding all human contact (and the shower), surrounded by the col..
For eight-year-old Ajay and his older brother Birju, life in Dehli in the late 1970s follows a comfortable, predictable routine: bathing on the roof, queuing for milk, playing cricket in the street. Yet, everything changes when their father finds a job in America - a land of carpets and elevators, s..
His lips touched mine and for one split second the whole world stopped. Then every cell in my body fizzed into life . . .When I decided to write a book about my life I thought I’d have to make loads of stuff up. I mean, who wants to read about someone like me? But as soon as I started writing, the w..
When Mary Adams sees Millais’ depiction of the tragic Ophelia, a whole new world opens up for her. Determined to find out more about the beautiful girl in the painting, she hears the story of Lizzie Siddal – a girl from a modest background, not unlike her own, who has found fame and fortune against ..
The Great Plague is a thrilling story of a young girl during the epidemic of 1665. It's 1665, and Alice is looking forward to being back in London. But the plague is spreading quickly, and as each day passes more red crosses appear on doors. When her aunt is struck down with the plague, she is force..
Just what is the difference between a meteor and a meteorite, a germ and a virus, or rugby league and rugby union? This mad miscellany is for anyone who has found themselves pondering the exact qualities that make a stoat a stoat, and not a weasel, or what makes a bear grizzly. Age 8-12..
OMG, Madison Parker is back once again for the third book in her deliciously mean The Fame Game series. The claws are out in the race to become Hollywood’s brightest star…Madison Parker made a name for herself as best frenemy of nice-girl-next-door-turned-reality-celeb Jane Roberts in L. A. Candy. N..
Moving, shocking and wonderful in equal measures, Into That Forest is a must-read for anyone who loved The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas or Life of Pi. This is the story of two girls lost in the Tasmanian bush, saved and raised by two Tasmanian tigers. Unforgettable, original and vivid in its compositi..
A twisted take on the battle of good and evil from Michael Grant, the dark genius of YA Fiction.When Mara wakes up lying in a field of dead grass and shrouded by a heavy mist, she can remember nothing but her name. At first she thinks she is dead. But then she meets him: young, good-..
Luke is a comic-mad eleven-year old who shares a treehouse with his geeky older brother, Zack. Luke's only mistake is to go for a wee right at the wrong time. While he's gone, an alien gives his undeserving, never-read-a-comic-in-his-life brother superpowers and then tells him to save the universe. ..
'Oh God! All those months of not being able to write! Of not being allowed to write. Knowing I'd be shot if I were caught.'Nominated for both the Costa Award and shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal, Rose Under Fire tells the thrilling story of one young ATA pilot’s unforgettable journe..